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Webinar with the Head of the Canadian Embassy Visa Section followed by CERBA Virtual Networking Reception

  • 18 Feb 2021
  • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (UTC+03:00)
  • Online


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Dear CERBA Members and Partners,

We would like to invite you to the webinar with the Head of the Canadian Embassy Visa Section on February 18, at 17:00 Moscow time / 9:00 am EST.

We would also like to inform you that the webinar will be followed by the virtual networking reception, to which you all are cordially invited. More information about the reception you can find at the bottom of this announcement.


The Head of Visa Section of the Canadian Embassy in Moscow, Mr. Daniel Unrau, will brief you on the latest developments in Canadian visa processing, and the impact of the situation related to the COVID-19 pandemic on the visa application processing and procedures.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Please send us all your questions in advance so we can ensure the proper coverage of the issues that are of interest to you.

NOTICE: Please find useful information for review on the latest requirements for those who wish to travel Canada. This includes information on testing requirements, isolation/quarantine, requirements for a hotel upon arrival in Canada, places where testing can be done in Moscow, and a "Road Map" of the steps which travelers should follow. Reviewing these documents will allow you to better understand the information provided during the webinar.


DATE: Thursday, February 18, 2021

TIME: 17:00 – 18:30 (Moscow time) / 9:00 am  10:30 am (EST)

ADMISSION: Complimentary


RSVP: Please confirm your participation to [email protected], specifying your full name, company, position, and contact information.


17:00 - 17:05 (9:00 am - 9:05 am EST) Welcome & introduction of the speaker by CERBA Moscow Chairman, Nathan Hunt

17:05 - 18:00 (9:05 am - 10:00 am EST) Presentation by the Head of the Canadian Embassy Visa Section, Mr. Daniel Unrau:

  • Clarifying policies, processes and the standards for the issuance of Canadian visas, latest developments in Canadian visa processing
  • The impact of the current situation related to the COVID-19 pandemic on the visa application process

18:00 - 18:30 (10:00 am - 10:30 am EST) Q&A Session


The webinar will be followed by a virtual networking reception hosted on Remo platform. All participants will have a chance to try a new online platform that provides a closest equivalent to a live networking – you will be able to freely move between virtual tables and chat with other guests.

The reception is open for everybody. By clicking HERE you can find a short guide on how to use the Remo platform: how to join the event, to place info in your Remo profile, communicate with other guests during the event etc.

START TIME: 18:30 Moscow time / 10:30 am EST (right after the end time of the webinar with the Head of Canadian Visa Section). If your schedule does not allow you to join both webinar and reception, you are welcome to join either event.

To join virtual networking reception, please use the following instructions before the event start:

1)      Click the link:

2)      Click the button "Save me a spot"

3)      Enter your email address and click "Continue"

4)      Enter your Full Name and Create Password, and tick "I agree to the Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy", then click "Register for event"

5)      After that you will find yourself at the entrance webpage where you can click the button "Join event now!" to join the event once it started on February 18.

Please make sure your web-camera and computer microphone are enabled in your browser to interact with other participants.

How to interact with other event participants:

When you join the event you will see that layout of the room with virtual tables. You can zoom in to see the participants seating at the particular table. You can join any table with at least one empty seat (which is reflected on the layout) just by double-clicking on the table of your choice. To change the table just double-click the other table which you would like to join (there should be at least one empty seat at that table).

If you enter the Remo platform before the event start you will have time to edit your profile and add additional information about yourself (job position, company name and your contact details).

We are inviting you to take advantage of the available sponsorship opportunities to obtain additional visibility for your company. For details, please contact CERBA Moscow office at [email protected] or call +7 495 134 0268.